On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.
The Project Manager (PM) – Southern Africa Floods and Cyclone Emergency Response (SAFCER) is responsible for the strategic and technical leadership and overall management of the OFDA funded Idai and Kenneth cyclone emergency response project with focus on NFI distribution, WASH, Livelihoods, and Protection components to support the most vulnerable populations in the targeted areas of Mozambique.
The PM is charged with leading a professional team in the accomplishment of the objectives as outlined in the grant proposal. This position has principal responsibility for the representation of the project to the donor, consortium leadership, World Vision SLT, local government representatives, and other key stakeholders. Other key responsibilities include ensuring high quality implementation of project activities, financial management according to donor requirements and international accounting standards, timely donor and other stakeholder reporting, and overall contribution to Child Well Being outcomes. S/he will maintain communication with the Stakeholders and oversee coordination of their technical activities within the project framework, work plan and budget.
Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. He or she will support in building the capacity of grant staff in management, and ensure the provisions of management and M&E backstopping support to grants as needed.
The PM of OFDA CHEMO reports to the World Vision Mozambique Grants Acquisition and/or designated person that could be the Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs (HEA) Team Leader.